hot water heater problem Home › Forums › Archives › Old Bulletin Board Archives › hot water heater problem This topic has 0 replies, 1 voice, and was last updated 24 years, 9 months ago by Sean James Boddie. Viewing 0 reply threads Author Posts 3 Mar 1999 at 2:43 pm #282766 Sean James Boddie We had a new hot water heater installed and ever since there is a oil-like smell coming from the hot water faucet. I am not sure if there is actually oil in the water. Do you have any suggestions? Author Posts Viewing 0 reply threads The forum ‘Old Bulletin Board Archives’ is closed to new topics and replies.